Bug 150625 - dbus update to dbus-0.31-1 from 0.23-4 creates an awful mess
dbus update to dbus-0.31-1 from 0.23-4 creates an awful mess
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: dbus (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: John (J5) Palmieri
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Reported: 2005-03-08 17:55 EST by Michal Jaegermann
Modified: 2013-03-13 00:47 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-03-08 19:06:57 EST
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Description Michal Jaegermann 2005-03-08 17:55:25 EST
Description of problem:

/etc/rc.d/init.d/messagebus checks for an existence of
/usr/bin/dbus-daemon-1 executatable.  The catch is that
dbus-0.31-1 package provides /usr/bin/dbus-daemon instead.
This means that postuninstall scriptlet from 0.23-4 fails,
new messagebus does not restart, and hal it out-to-lunch.

As an apparent side effect this quietly reconfigured my
display to some "generic 800x600".  Very nice!

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
dbus-0.31-1
Comment 1 John (J5) Palmieri 2005-03-08 19:06:57 EST
Fixed in dbus-0.31-2
Comment 2 John (J5) Palmieri 2005-03-08 19:08:26 EST
btw hal and dbus don't have anything ot do with screen resolution.
Comment 3 Michal Jaegermann 2005-03-08 19:54:41 EST
I am not sure what is a chain of dependencies but something
definitely caused 'system-config-display' to silently run and rewrite
/etc/X11/xorg.conf in time when 'messagebus' and 'haldaemon' services
were messed up.  It is hard to imagine what else could bring that.
Reboots with a sanity restored do not have such side-effects anymore.

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